 NCTM Standards 2000 Discussion Area  NCTM/Math Forum
Discussions devoted to public input on the NCTM Standards 2000 project. Questions posted by the moderator include such concerns as areas of mathematics deserving of emphasis, mathematical thinking skills, philosophies and practices, basic skills and conceptual
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 The NCTM Standards  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
The publication of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards in 1989 was a milestone for mathematics education. While not universally acclaimed, the Standards have by and large have met with great acceptance if not full comprehension.
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 NCTM Standards (Standards 2000)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations,
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 Nearest Neighbors and Voronoi Diagrams (The Geometry Junkyard)  David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
An extensive annotated list of links to material on Delaunay triangulations and Voronoi Diagrams.
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 Neat Math and Programs  Robert Simms, Clemson University
A Map of All Triangles (and see the Introduction to a Euclidean Model of Hyperbolic Geometry; Porch Things (the underlying structure is a cube); generating Pythagorean Triples (includes a JavaScript calculator and a way to generate them from one number);
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 NebraskaMATH  Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
This statewide partnership educates and supports Nebraska's K12 students and teachers to improve achievement in mathematics for all students and narrow achievement gaps of atrisk populations. Programs include Math in the Middle, Primarily Math, Nebraska
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 NECTAR Foundation: New Era Classroom, Technology and Research
A nonprofit foundation specialising in the development and marketing of educational software in the kindergarten to grade 12 program with a focus on mathematics software programs. It also develops and markets print, video, and audio materials for students
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 The Need For Statistical Literacy In Australian Society  Robyn Williams, Jane Watson; Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Need For Statistical Literacy In Australian Society, a transcript from Ockham's Razor, a weekly radio program. Some misconceptions about statistics, including: the way Australian children interpreted "average" after seeing a Ford Motor Co. ad on TV
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 Negative Exponents  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about negative exponents, from simplifying nested negative exponents to whether multiplying by 10 to the negative 3rd power is the same as dividing by 10 to the positive 3rd power.
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 Negative Numbers (Middle School Math)  Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
What is a negative number? The number line: definitions and terminology; What do "greater than" and "less than" mean when some of your numbers are negative? Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division involving negative numbers.
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 Negative Times a Negative  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Why does a negative times a negative equal a positive? Does this ever happen in the real world?
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 Nerdy TShirt  Thomas Reuter
Humorous math equation tshirts. Each garment features a math equation followed by a corresponding word related to some characteristic of the equation. For example, a shirt displaying an equation for changes in acceleration bears the word "Jerk." Each
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 Net Benefits: the Revolution linking Statistics and ICT  M. F. Fuller, University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K.
Modified versions of some of the articles in the Net Benefits series written by M. F. Fuller, Senior Lecturer in Econometrics and Social Statistics at the Univ. of Kent at Canterbury (U.K.), for the journal Teaching Statistics. Included are: "Welcome
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 NetDay
NetDay promotes the effective use of technology for education, providing direct assistance to underserved schools, and general assistance to decisionmakers. Its programs include original research, national surveys, and articles and resources resulting
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 NetFuture: Technology and Human Responsibility  Steve Talbott
A biweekly readersupported newsletter that looks beyond the generally
recognized "risks" of computer use such as privacy violations, unequal access, censorship, and computer glitches and seeks to address the deep levels at which we halfconsciously
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 Net Investigations: Math  ELearning Team, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools
Classroom webbased activities designed to support the Maryland State Department of Education Core Learning Goals and to build student reading and writing literacy, data literacy, and critical thinking skills, along with links to information about the
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 NetVIOS Browser Editor Project
A free interactive equation and browser editor that creates purely HTML output. Use the NetVIOS Editbox to view, create, or edit equations, free of any plugins (e.g., Java, MATHML, XY). View samples; try a demo; and download the editor.
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 Network Montana Project (NMP)  Churchill, Thomas
K12 Earth System Science Curricular Materials that integrate mathematics, science, and technology. Atmosphere: Weather and Climate; Geosphere: Structure and Dynamics of the Solid Earth; Hydrosphere: Water Cycle and Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton;
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 Network Tutors
Provide online worksheets and learning plans for elementary and middle school students. Provide tutors in all areas up to college level courses. Various plans available.
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 Neufeld Learning Systems, Inc.
Mathematics programs designed to facilitate learning in destreamed classes as well as in home study and distance learning. Interactive programs for: algebra, equations, exponents, fractions, geometry, and integers. Understanding exponents and algebra
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 Neutral and NonEuclidean Geometries  David C. Royster; University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Course notes that include: Origins of geometry; spherical geometry; logic and the axiomatic method; proof; Euclid's mathematical system; incidence geometry; betweenness axioms; congruence theorems; axioms of continuity; neutral geometry; theorems of continuity;
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 New Classrooms  New Classrooms Innovation Partners
From the advocates of the "Teach to One: Math" curriculum, individualized instruction that "reimagines the role of educators, the use of time, the configuration of physical space, and the use of data and technology within traditional public, charter,
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 New Confidence Interval Applet  R. Webster West, Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
An applet designed to help students understand confidence intervals. Each of the 50 lines on the graph below represents a confidence interval for the mean (assuming known variance). Each interval is based on a sample of size 5 taken from a standard normal
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 New Directions in Pedagogy in Other Courses  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
Examples of mathematics courses being revised in the light of new approaches to pedagogy: articles and presentations at conferences in probability and statistics; precollege algebra; linear algebra; abstract algebra, and differential equations.
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 New Geometric Tilings  Adrian Fisher Maze Design
A page that celebrates the beauty of 4, 5, 6, and 7fold geometric tilings, grouped according to the regular polygons that they fill. Where possible, actual dates and designers are stated. Nearly all these tiling examples are based on sides of the
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 The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition (like the other 50 such state Coalitions) was created to facilitate and encourage improvement in the teaching and learning of mathematics as recommended in the national reports. The Coalition serves as a catalyst for
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 New Jersey Mathematics Curriculum Framework  New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
Online copy (in PDF format) of the Curriculum Framework presented to the NJ State Board of Education in January, 1997. The Framework was developed to provide information, guidance, and assistance to teachers and curriculum developers in implementing
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 A New Kind of Science  The Wolfram Institute, LLC
A forthcoming book by Stephen Wolfram (creator of Mathematica) arguing that the "rules" science searches for should include algorithms like those used in computer programs, not just mathematical equations. Site includes a summary, table of contents,
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 New Mathematical Constant Discovered  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Descendent of Two Thirteenth Century Rabbits: A recent mathematical result by Divakar Viswanath, a young computer scientist at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley, California, has put the Fibonacci numbers back in the news
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 New Mathwright Library  James White; Bluejay Lispware
An Internetbased library of interactive workbooks on topics commonly encountered in undergraduate mathematics, from college algebra and precalculus through multivariable calculus, differential equations, and mathematical modelling. Workbooks, together
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 NewPath Learning
Publishers of handson print and interactive digital learning resources for reinforcement and review. See, in particular, NewPath Learning products for math, browseable by grade and national or state standards. Shop for and purchase Curriculum Mastery®
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 NewsHour Extra: Math and Economics  MacNeilLehrer Productions; PBS
Lesson plans, stories written for students, and reports from the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, the nightly news broadcast on PBS. See also the articles written for students based on NewsHour stories.
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 New Standards  Beauregard Parish (Louisiana) Public Library
Links to sites with information about and discussions of standards, both countrywide and particular to Louisiana.
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 The New Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education  Richard W. Riley, Secretary of Education
Archived information as of September 2000. See the current Teachers page for uptodate information. This site contains information on teachinga national priority; voluntary national tests in reading and math; raising academic standards; grants and
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 Newtechtimeline  Tom Riley
Blog by a teacher of mathematics and New Technologies Coordinator at the de Ferrers Academy, Burtonon Trent, UK. An Apple Distinguished Educator (class of 2013), Riley has posted since January, 2012: "How not to use Google Sites for your (Maths) classes,"
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 Newton Basins  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Newton's method for finding solutions to equations leads to some fantastic images when applied to complex functions. This program colors the complex plane according to where an initial guess will eventually take you, and gives each solution a different
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 Newton BBS  Division of Educational Programs, Argonne National Laboratory
A free, nationwide Electronic Bulletin Board Bystem (BBS) for science, math, and computer science/technology teachers and students. Services include: "Ask A Scientist"  users can leave questions to be answered by scientists. NEWTON BBS(c) may be accessed
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 Newton Papers  University of Cambridge
View and download Isaac Netwon's handwritten papers: his own annotated copy of Principia Mathematica; the socalled "Waste Book," a large notebook that he inherited from his stepfather, and which Newton filled with notes and calculations when forced to
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 Newton, Sir Isaac (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia)  Lycos Zone: Mathematics
A short biography of Sir Isaac Newton (16431727), focusing on The Fluxional Method, Optics, and The Principia.
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 Newton's Method  David Sumner
A page that accepts an equation in terms of the variable x, a starting guess for the value of x, and then calculates a value after nine iterations using Newton's Method of Approximation.
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 NewtonsWindow.com  Suzanne Sutton
For students, families, teachers, and homeschoolers as they learn and teach math. NewtownsWindow.com offers math challenge excursions online, summer learning activities, and educational gifts and ideas. With suggestions for reinforcing concepts at home,
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 New York City HOLD National  Elizabeth Carson
This advocacy organization's mission begins: "The performance of American students in mathematics is mediocre at best. Reform efforts over the past two decades have only made matters worse. We are advocates for school mathematics education reforms that
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 New York State Regents Examinations/Tests  New York State Department of Education
Tests and scoring keys, listed according to the subject and date administered, provided in Portable Document Format (.pdf). All three levels of Sequential Mathematics, including language editions in Chinese, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
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 Next in Line  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Number sequences present all sorts of intriguing puzzles and patterns. Consider the sequence of counting numbers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 .... Now, take out every second number, leaving: 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 ...; form the cumulative totals
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 Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics Online  Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
A peerreviewed research resource for studies in architecture and mathematics, published quarterly on the Internet and annually in print by Kim Williams Books.
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 NFL Stats & Research Articles  Roland Beech
Indepth statistical coverage and analysis of the National Football League (NFL). See player stats and ratings by position, and regular season team stats such as drive charts, play call by down, and red zone performance. "Classic" articles include correlation
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 Nice Guys Finish First (Sometimes) (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
There's trouble in the schoolyard. A kid has accused you and your pals of doing something you shouldn't have. You have to decide whether to stick with the gang or go your own way. You're not completely sure you can trust your friends, so you face a tough
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 Nick's Mathematical Puzzles  Nick Hobson
A collection of puzzles ranging over geometry, probability, arithmetic,
algebra, calculus, and logic. All require ingenuity, but most require only precollege math. Hints, answers, and fully worked solutions are provided, as well as links to relevant
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 Nifty Ideas: HandsOn Math Lab  Fran Endicott Armstrong
Rationales, lesson plans, notes, and sample materials for first quadrant graph games (graph hide and seek and collinear game) and skip counting and multiples activities (counting people and hands and fingers, and arithmetic calculator). The triangular
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 Nikoli  Nikoli Co., Ltd.
From the Japanese magazine publishers that popularized sudoku puzzles: the nikoli.com site releases three or more problems every day  more than 100 new problems a month. Step through tutorials and solve Flash puzzles of Slitherlink, Nurikabe, Heyawake,
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